Linode VS Digital Ocean Performance Comparison



With Linode just recently doubling down on ram I wanted to revisit the performance between these 2 VPS providers and see just how Linode doubling their ram on all VPS has affected performance. I have benchmarked these 2 in the past and it was always Digital Ocean that came out on top. Linode doubling it’s ram on all plans is going to force all of the major providers to rethink their offerings and come up with a counter offer, or they are going to lose a significant amount of their customers to Linode. I mean 2GB for $10 … really?! Considering Ram is probably the most limiting resource for most when it comes to a VPS this is huge.
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Best WordPress Hosting Round 2



Part 2 of the  Best Wordpress Hosting series features 4 different WordPress hosting providers. My original thread in which Kickassd dominated became a little longer than I wanted so I have slimmed things down a little for this article. Tests are run using Siege to replicate concurrent users over 11 different URLs from each test site. This more accurately represents real world use. If you are interested in more detailed information about the tests run and the purpose of these comparisons please see the original post linked above.
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